Summer Schools and Workshops accomplished with funding by the DAAD

04.11.  – 08.11.2012Exchange of Student Representatives Alexandria, Invitation to the University of Alexandria, in cooperation with the University of Cairo / Giza (Report)

28.10. – 08.11.2012 Urban Design Workshop Alexandria, "Revitalization of an old Harbour Area", in cooperation with the University of Cairo / Giza; organized in cooperation with the University of Alexandria

17.09. – 26.09.2012Joint Urban Design Workshop Cairo, "Urban Design in Historic Context" Case study area: The North-Eastern Edge of Historic Cairo, in cooperation with the University of Aleppo, the University of Alexandria, the University of Baghdad and the University of Damascus; organized in cooperation with the University of Cairo / Giza (Report)

26.06. – 29.06.2012 Joint Training Workshop Cottbus, "Revitalization of Historic City Districts", in cooperation with the University of Alexandria and the University of Cairo / Giza

20.06. – 25.06.2012Exchange of Student Representatives Cottbus, Invitation to the Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus, in cooperation with the University of Alexandria and the University of Cairo / Giza (Report)

24.03. – 31.03.2012Workshop Bahariya Oasis, "Gardens in the Dessert", Egypt, in cooperation with the German-Jordanian-University Amman and the University of Cairo / Giza (Report)

06.09. – 16.09.2011Joint Urban Design Workshop Cottbus, "Old Town New" - Case study area: Cottbus St. Mary Church / Old Bus Station, in cooperation with the University of Aleppo, the University of Baghdad, the American University of Beirut, the University of Cairo / Giza and the University of Damascus; accompanied by the town-planning office of the city Cottbus (Program)

19.06. – 21.06.2011 Sulaymaniyah, Iraq, Training-Workshop for Young Professionals from the University of Baghdad, the University of Sulaymaniyah and the University of Dohuk, for scientific short time visits in Germany, in cooperation with Prof. Dr. Schäfer, WANACU, TU-Berlin and Prof. Christa Reicher, TU-Dortmund

21.09. – 02.10.2010Joint Urban Design Workshop Aleppo, "The edge of the old town – the integration of the historic town into the inner city, Case study Bab Al-Farag area Aleppo", in cooperation with and accomplished at the University of Aleppo, together with further student-groups and Professors from the University of Baghdad, the American University of Beirut and the University of Cairo / Giza; accompanied by the GTZ Aleppo and the Office for the Rehabilitation of the Old Town of Aleppo (Report)

19.10. – 30.10.2009Urban Design Workshop Beirut, "Beirut - Downtown Extension to the Waterfront in Beirut", "Urban Design and Development Strategies for new intra-urban Quarters in the context of the historic City in the Islamic/Arabic Region, area between East Beirut, Port Beirut and Martyrs Square"; with integrated: "Dialogue forum Profiling Architecture, Urban Design and Urban Planning Study Courses" from the participation Professors and lead by the Department of Architecture, AUB; accomplished in Beirut, in cooperation with and accomplished at the American University of Beirut, Department of Architecture and Design; together with further student-groups and Professors from the University of Aleppo, University of Cairo / Giza, the American University of Beirut and with Prof. Dr. Saba Jabbar Al-Khafaji, University of Baghdad, College of Architecture, Coordinator of the Master-Program (Report)

20.10. – 04.11.2007 Summer School Urban Design, Cairo, "The Identity of Architecture and Urban Structure in the Context of the Historic Islamic / Arabic Town", Case study and Urban Design Bab Al Sharyah, Cairo; in cooperation with the Architecture-Department of the University Cairo / Giza, together with further student-groups from the American University of Beirut and the University of Damascus (Report)

19.03. – 01.04.2006 Summer School "Urban development of historic districts in Islamic / Arabic Towns, the Saroudja district in the inner city of Damascus" in Damascus, in cooperation with the Architecture-Faculty of the University of Damascus, together with student-groups from Aleppo, Cairo and Teheran

February 2004 in Cottbus, International Workshop "Transformation of the Town", leading in cooperation with the Chair Planning and Building in existing Fabric and the IRS Erkner, participants were a student-group from Damascus led by Prof. Oqba Fakoush and Prof. Salman Machmut and Architecture- und Urban Planning-Students form the BTU Cottbus, funded by the DAAD and the Sparkasse Spree-Neiße